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Definition of "clargy" [clargy]

  • An obsolete form of clergy. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "clargy" in a sentence
  • "‘Coronation’, first begging the bishop to excuse the peculiar allusions to the ‘clargy’, contained in one of the verses; and then Fanny was asked to sing."
  • "Never a week passed but what she came twice or thrice with a picture or book, mayhaps an apple for me, an 'it's owing to her an' no clargy at all that I'll ever follow her blessed footsteps to heaven."
  • "'Ye're sayin', 'says I,' what nine-tenths iv th 'people, laymen an' clargy, are sayin ',' I says."